Meagher County, Montana Population 2018

Meagher County, Montana's estimated population is 1,851 with a growth rate of -5.56% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Meagher County, Montana is the 46th largest county in Montana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20171,851-109-5.56%
20161,9601186.41%
20161,842231.26%
20151,819-35-1.89%
20141,854-49-2.57%
20131,903160.85%
20121,887100.53%
20111,877-1-0.05%
20101,878593.24%
19901,819-335-15.55%
19802,154321.51%
19702,122-494-18.88%
19602,61653725.83%
19502,079-158-7.06%
19402,237-35-1.54%
19302,272-350-13.35%
19202,622-1,568-37.42%
19104,1901,66465.87%
19002,526-2,223-46.81%
18904,7492,00673.13%
18802,7431,35697.76%
18701,3870.00%

Meagher County, Montana Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White1,907
American Indian and Alaska Native23
Two or More Races20
Some Other Race10

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Meagher County, Montana Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Meagher County, Montana Median Age

48.6


Total

50.2


Male

46.1


Female

Meagher County, Montana Adults

There are 1,537 adults, (433 of which are seniors) in Meagher County, Montana.

Meagher County, Montana Age Dependency

77.9

Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Meagher County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

1,023

52.19%

Male

937

47.81%

Meagher County, Montana Households and Families

Meagher County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Meagher County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male79.2%20.8%
Female77.3%22.7%
Married74.8%25.2%
All68.2%31.8%
Non Family56.1%43.9%

68.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Meagher County, Montana Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7862.4668.2
Married3932.8374.8
Non Family2941.2856.1
Female754.7577.3
Male243.6379.2

3.09

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

9.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Meagher County, Montana Households

Meagher County, Montana Education

Meagher County, Montana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade261.81%
9th to 12th Grade825.71%
High School Graduate60241.89%
Some College32122.34%
Associates Degree1017.03%
Bachelors Degree24116.77%
Graduate Degree644.45%

Meagher County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,3991,293299
Native American22223
Multiple Races1111
Hispanic533
Other Race2

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 60.00%.

Meagher County, Montana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$18,775$22,684$17,028
Less Than High School$14,643$$14,500
High School Grad$18,807$22,898$16,250
Some College$13,583$$14,271
Bachelors Degree$28,438$29,250$22,404
Graduate Degree$18,929$29,375$

$18,775

Average Earnings

$22,684

Average Male

$17,028

Average Female

Meagher County, Montana Language

Meagher County, Montana Language by Age

Meagher County, Montana Language

98.37% of Meagher County, Montana residents speak only English, while 1.63% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.03% of the population.

Meagher County, Montana Poverty

Meagher County, Montana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,85827014.53%
Hispanic382565.79%

15.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.59%

Male Poverty Rate

18.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Meagher County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Meagher County, Montana is Hispanic, with 65.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Meagher County, Montana is White, with 14.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.38%.

Meagher County, Montana Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Some College24.88%
Less Than High School21.43%
High School10.76%
Bachelors or Greater7.54%

Meagher County, Montana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Employed13.45%
Male Employed10.99%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Meagher County, Montana Income

Meagher County, Montana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,032$47,163
Families$44,537$53,678
Married Families$49,519$
Non Families$24,583$33,861

Meagher County, Montana Marital Status

Meagher County, Montana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.2%

Male Marriage Rate

55.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Meagher County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

Meagher County, Montana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Meagher County, Montana Marital Status by Race

Meagher County, Montana Veterans

Meagher County, Montana Veterans by War

126

Number of Veterans

123

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam82
Korea18
First Gulf War8
World War II7
Second Gulf War5

Meagher County, Montana Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 7477
75+37
55 to 6410
35 to 542
18 to 34

Meagher County, Montana Veterans by Race

Meagher County, Montana Veterans by Education

4.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Meagher County, Montana Employment Status

Meagher County, Montana Employment by Age

60.9%

Labor Force Participation

59.1%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Meagher County, Montana Employment by Race

Meagher County, Montana Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Meagher County, Montana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
White Sulphur Springs937908-29-3.09%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990